As of November 22nd, Dota 2 has officially introduced Seasonal Ranked Matchmaking. This new system will force every Dota 2 player to recalibrate their matchmaking rank...
I recently had a conversation with one of our other writers about the "reload" mechanic that is apparently becoming more popular in the ARTS...
The first Dota 2 Asia Championships (DAC) event happened in early 2015. These were exciting times: Evil Geniuses and Team Secret were showing off their brand...
Want to beat Slark? Here's how ya do it.

Dota 2: How to Stop Slark

Is there any hero more feared in average skill pub games than Slark? For a long time, this hero has attracted early picks and...
It can be really hard to be a fan of specific teams in Dota. Even with the roster lock system, players change lliances (huehuehue)...
Outworld Devourer 6.88c guide

The Best Mids in 6.88c

Patch 6.88c Playing mid in 6.88 has been a tough task. In such a well-balanced meta, judging who to pick is a bit of a...
The people responsible for running Dota 2 tournaments don't ever really get a day off. When they're done putting out fires, dealing with techincal delays,...
Mafia, the popular party game, has an interesting history with Dota2. During the TI5 qualifiers, a group of Dota personalities gathered in Europe to...
Elder who? New hero? With 111 heroes to choose from, it's hardly surprising that one or two of them tend to get a little...
Dota is a punishing game for newcomers, and the lackluster tutorial doesn't make learning the basics of the game any easier. The current tutorial...
One thing Dota players like to lord over League is the relative difficultly of their game of choice. Dota has a punishing learning curve...
What is the Dota 2 Short Film Contest, you ask? Every year around The International, Valve puts up a bunch of prize money for...